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Research Divisions

  • Algebra (head: Jan Denef)
    • algebraic geometry, number theory, zeta functions and cohomology
    • polynomial equations in several variables and mathematical logic

  • Analysis (head: Walter Van Assche)
    • functional analysis, quantum groups and operator algebras
    • orthogonal polyomials, special functions and random matrices
    • approximation theory, asymptotic analysis and Riemann-Hilbert problems

  • Geometry (head: Franki Dillen)
    • Riemannian and pseudo-Riemannian geometry
    • Lorentzian geometry and general relativity
    • centro-affine & affine differential geometry, applications of differential geometry

  • Plasma-astrophysics (head: Marcel Goossens)
    • waves, instabilities, flows, shocks, heating, and acceleration of magnetic plasmas in the sun, other stars, galactic disks, accretion disks, magnetospheres, and thermonuclear fusion machines

  • Statistics (head: Mia Hubert)
    • extreme value theory, financial mathematics and stochastic processes, robust statistics, semi-and nonparametric statistics and smoothing techniques

Contact information

Chairman: Walter van Assche

Adress:
Celestijnenlaan 200 B
Box 2400
B-3001 Leuven (Heverlee) Belgium


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